The powerful crown prince, who has consolidated his grip on various sectors in Saudi Arabia since his appointment last June, is overseeing the kingdom's plan to sell under 5% of the state-owned oil giant.
Numerous detainees have been released so far after forking out exorbitant amounts reaching as high as one billion dollars.
A doctor and two other people briefed on the condition of the body said that it had burn marks that appeared to be from electric shocks, the report said. Most detainees have been released but witnesses say they are not really free, living in fear and uncertainty.
Saudi Arabia's attorney general said in January that more than $106bn was seized from the citizens arrested in the purge.
At least 17 detainees were subjected to physical abuse during the anti-corruption crackdown, spearheaded by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in order to extract their wealth for their freedom, the Times has found.
"We signed away everything", a relative of a former detainee, said.
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"I would guess it is about evens that there will be no worldwide IPO", one high-level source said, according to the agency.
While evidence of such abuse has been slow to emerge, Western governmental officials are said to be confident of the credibility of these reports.
In the emailed response to questions about Gen. Qahtani, an official of the Saudi Embassy in Washington said, "All allegations of abuse and torture of those investigated during the anti-corruption proceedings are absolutely untrue".
He has a close relationship with Trump and his son-in-law aide Jared Kushner, who is seen as having given the green light for Prince Mohammed's rush to consolidate power in recent months.
Saudi Public Prosecutor Sheikh Saud al-Moajab said the new anti-corruption prosecutorial units were created "within the framework of King Salman's keenness to combat corruption in all its forms", and will be supported with a conference of local and foreign experts in April focusing on "the protection of integrity and fighting corruption in privatization programs". The general was pronounced dead at a military hospital.